Windshield Replacement - Drive Accord Honda Forums |
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rating: Thread Rating: 8 votes, 5.00 average. Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 03-29-2013, 08:20 PM Thread Starter
My First Post

Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Windshield Replacement

Vehcile : Honda Accord LXP - 2009
Original Windshield : AGC Automotive - DOT 376 M334 AS1 30B LAMISAFE TA5-A0
Insurance : AAA

* Windshield cracked almost 12 - 14 inches
* Honda dealership service center don't do windshield replacement in my area. Called 2 service centers, same response.
* AAA didnt approve for Honda OEM glass since they allow OEM glass replacement for less than 2 years old cars.
* Safelite autoglass quoted OEM total cost : ~1070$
* Many glass manufactures in the market namely PGW(PPG), Pilkington, APTech(AGC), FYG, etc. (Called after market glass).
* Searched multiple forums and found mixed reviews about all manufactures.
* At the end, I guess all companies should have passed national safety metric in US.
* Spoke to 3 glass service companies about Price, Brand of Glass, Type of Glass, Installation Date.
* All of them told that Honda accord cant have PGW SoundMaster or Acoustic windshield. Acoustic glasses can be installed only if vehicle is manufactured to have this feature. (ie. Acura)
* Finally chosen PGW (Dotted Matrix - No Tint)
* Technician installed at my business place : PGW SolarGreen Laminated AS1 DOT 904 M413
* Total cost : ~340$
* Drove the vehicle after 8 hours, so far so good. Didn't find any difference with original glass.

AS1 - US standard for windshield.
DOT XYZ - Brand name
M XYZ - Brand internal code name of glass.
Options: Acoustic, SoundProof, SoundMaster, DoublePane.
Dot Matrix, Color Tint at top for few inches, None.

Couple of questions.
1. Is PGW DOT 904 made in USA ?. Where should i find in windshield ?
2. Does my comprehensive claim would appear on carfax ?.
3. When it comes to OEM windshield replacement, which insurance is better ?.

Appreciate your comments.

xprog66 is offline

post #2 of 3 Old 03-29-2013, 08:34 PM
4th Gear

giltibo's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
location: Alliston ON
Posts: 296
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Note that PGW is also a Honda OEM supplier. (For example, there is both PGW and AGC glass on the Civic)

giltibo is offline
post #3 of 3 Old 03-29-2013, 09:08 PM
4th Gear

33rd's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 256
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
^ I drive a fake Honda.

2008 EX-L Coupe 2.4 ASM
33rd is offline


Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Drive Accord Honda Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
The answer to the random question may be found under the Off Topic section of the forums and in the "Drive Accord Forums" category.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to

Related pages

wiper motor replacement instructionswhat is the difference between automatic and cvt transmissionis a car written off if the airbags deployinstalling 6x9 speakersquaker state 5w20 syntheticclean acura tlhow to reset oil life on honda accordhonda civic oil pan leakthe shocker signhonda odyssey oil filterh11 hid bulb 5000kengine code 0420classic chassis car wash1997 acura 3.0 cl2013 crosstour mpgdoes antifreeze expire2004 honda accord lx reviewwheels offset chartcheck engine light corolla 2005acura tsx performance modshonda accord sedan vs coupe2000 honda accord main relay17x8.5 wheels1996 honda accord fuse boxk&n filter dubai2008 accord v6 0-60honda civic rotor replacementwhat are fuel trimsinfiniti versus lexusk&n drop inplastic inner fender wellshonda accord power steering racktsx grille2003 civic radio codeterracleanaverage labor cost for brake jobclear bra diy2005 mazda 6 gas mileagehonda accord oil pan gasketwindshield wiper arm springacura tl replica wheelshonda accord automatic transmission1999 accord lxrhino gear rampstsx projectorshonda brake pads costcree led headlight bbbcar screeching when brakinggood coilover brandshonda resalenichi wheels2000 honda accord subframe recallalternator cost to replacee90 spare tire1998 honda civic ex tire sizeinfinity reference 9632cfrsx type s tire size1993 honda accord transmission6th gen honda accord modscar oil brandhonda cvt vs nissan cvtmegan coilover sleeves2007 honda accord air conditioning problems2012 mazda 3 bolt patternbrake pedal low after changing padscar cd changer stuck2000 ford ranger door lock actuator1994 honda accord starter locationiottie one touch xlmazda lug nut keyhow often should power steering fluid be changedacura tl aftermarket wheelscv1 wheelshow to get dried sap off your carhonda of hyanniskirby vacuum forummdx power steering fluidexecutive tintlowering springs torontoecm rebuilderskool it air conditioning2007 honda civic timing chainengine mounts honda accord